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November 05, 2019

Hawaiian Electric Companies to conduct drone surveys as part of overall wildfire mitigation planning

The Hawaiian Electric Companies will conduct drone surveys across their five-island territory to identify areas vulnerable to wildfire and determine the best course of action to protect the public, as well as electrical infrastructure.

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May

May 10, 2018

TOC announces new Hawaii virtual tours on Google maps

New virtual tours of scenic Hawaii sites captured by The Outdoor Circle (TOC) are now available to worldwide audiences on Google maps.

May 07, 2018

Maui’s first large-scale solar project comes online in South Maui

In partnership with Maui Electric Company and Kenyon Energy, Maui’s first large-scale photovoltaic (PV) solar project came online on Saturday, May 5 on land owned and managed by Haleakala Ranch Company in South Maui.

April

April 25, 2018

Hawaiian Electric Companies among top utilities in nation for energy storage

Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric and Hawaii Electric Light companies are among utilities that led the nation in connecting energy storage to their grids in 2017, earning top spots on the annual Top 10 utility industry lists compiled by the Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA).

April 19, 2018

Hawaiian Electric Companies observe Earth Day with release of 2017-18 Sustainability Report

To acknowledge Earth Day 2018, Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric and Hawaii Electric Light today released their 11th annual Sustainability Report for 2017-2018, describing the companies’ efforts to address climate change and contribute to community sustainability.

April 10, 2018

Maui Electric offers new online form to report streetlight issues

Maui Electric is offering a new online form to report streetlight issues on Maui, Molokai and Lanai.

March

March 29, 2018

Broad economic, environmental benefits described in electrification of transportation 'roadmap'

The Hawaiian Electric Companies today released their Electrification of Transportation Strategic Roadmap, describing near- and long-term actions to create a clean energy future and reduce dependence on imported fossil fuel for transportation as well as electricity.

March 27, 2018

9th Annual Keiki Tilapia Fishing Tournament nets over $15,000 for Maui United Way

Maui Electric Company and Kaanapali Golf Courses’ 9th Annual Keiki Tilapia Fishing Tournament, hosted on Saturday, March 24, raised over $15,000 benefiting the Maui United Way.

March 13, 2018

Top middle school “mathletes” to represent Hawaii at National MATHCOUNTS®

In a field of 38 competitors from middle schools across Oahu, Maui and Hawaii Island, Minjae Seo and Felicity Zhou of Washington Middle along with Jared Lo of Punahou and Taylor Ann Agena of Highlands Intermediate excelled in both the written and oral portions of the State MATHCOUNTS® competition to emerge as the top "mathletes" during the half-day event held at Kamehameha Schools on March 10, 2018.

March 09, 2018

Tax cut means bill reduction for Oahu utility customers

Customers of Hawaiian Electric Company will see their bills fall as the result of an updated base-rate adjustment approved by the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) on Friday.

February

February 27, 2018

Hawaiian Electric Companies seek new renewable generation

The Hawaiian Electric Companies today formally begin the search for new, grid-scale renewable energy projects for Oahu, Maui and Hawaii Island.

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